Example sentences for: desecrated

How can you use “desecrated” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Unfortunately, the coffin was desecrated in 1928 by a warlord who also plundered the tomb’s treasures, including 25,000 pearls and a burial quilt studded with rare pearls.

  • Ramses IV was responsible for saving many of the mummies of his ancestors after tomb robbers desecrated their places of rest, stealing the treasures without thought for the reputation of the dead rulers.

  • The Times of London, in a report from Jerusalem on Hillary Clinton's visit, said that she "did not pass the test" at the Western Wall because "security guards from Israel and the US desecrated the women's section of the Wall by barging through those at prayer."

  • During the occupation of Boston, the English desecrated the church ripping out the pews and using it as a riding school.

  • None of Close's in-your-face '60s shockers--the desecrated flags, the oversize nudes, the rock stars' genitalia--is included in the MoMA show (though Big Nude is reproduced in the exhibition catalog); nor, for that matter, are some large-scale photographic nudes he made during the mid-1980s.


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